Waterloo is one of history's bloodiest and most decisive
battles. On its 200th anniversary, this BBC
Scotland docudrama reveals the role played by Scottish officers,
men - and one extraordinary woman.
This riveting docudrama series reveals the untold story of
how a Scottish army tried to drive the English out of Ireland 700
years ago. This is a story of two Celtic nations, a shared heritage
and a forgotten war that could have changed the course of
A Century of Scottish Sundays: 100 Years of the Sunday Post
How the Post - first published to print news from the
First World War trenches - became a the must successful
Scottish icon and newspaper in the world.
Scotland's Greatest Warrior
Military genius, the Marquis of Montrose, led an outnumbered
army to victory in six successive battles during the civil wars of
the 17th century. Some call him the greatest
general that Scotland has ever produced.
The Father of Australia
The story of Lachlan Macquarie, the Scot who set Botany Bay on
course to become modern Australia. A drama-documentary filmed
on three continents. Narrated by David Tennant.
The Lighthouse Stevensons
The story of the remarkable family who tamed the wild Scottish
coastline - told 200 years after the building of their first iconic
lighthouse, The Bell Rock.
Scotland's Essential History
What really matters in Scotland's history? Jacobites or James
Watt? Burns or Bannockburn?
Scots on Speed
This series explores how a tiny country has won an international
reputation for motor sport. Contributors include Sir Jackie
Stewart - three times Formula One Grand Prix World Champion.
Scotland Goes to War
'Scotland's War makes the whole thing painful once more. This
elegant combination of images and interviews allows those involved
to tell their own stories with dignity, humour and honesty' The
Thomas Telford: The Man Who Built Britain
Filmed in HD (High Definition), this film celebrates the life
and achievements of the Scottish engineer who led the way for
Britain to become one of the great engineering nations of the
Execution at Camp 21
Murder and mayhem revealed in a POW camp for hard line Nazis in
the Scottish Highlands.
An in-depth two-part portrait of Queen Elizabeth II to mark
her 80th birthday.
The Real Queen
A documentary to complement the ZDF screening of Helen Mirren's
Power Couples: Charles & Diana
A portrait of the fairy tale royal marriage that soured, and
turned into tragedy.
How the son of a Scottish trader became chief of the Cherokee
nation during the most traumatic period of the tribe's
The Sun Worshippers
How Hill and Adamson, the two great pioneers of photography,
shaped the art form for generations of photographers.
The Adventures of Don Roberto
Documentary on the life and work of adventurer, politician and
writer, Robert Bontine Cunninghame Graham
The Real Tartan Army
The history of thirteen of Scotland's
Chernobyl & Fukushima: The Lessons
30 years on from the Chernobyl disaster - what lessons have we
Sàr-Sgeòil (Great Tales): The Lewis Trilogy
Cathy MacDonald explores the locations, and meets the real life
characters, who inspired Peter May in his writing of The Lewis
Trilogy novels - The Black House, The Lewis Man & The Chess
Sàr-Sgeòil (Classic Tales) - Sunset Song
Cathy MacDonald explores four areas of Scotland - but instead of
taking a guide book, she travels with a classic novel.
A’ Dol Dhachaigh (Going Home)
Kitty Ann MacQueen travels back to Eilean nan Ròn, the now
uninhabited island she was born on 90 years ago.
Pìos Cèic (Piece of Cake)
Mairi MacRitchie rallies friends and neighbours to help fight
cancer using their baking bowls.
How successive Governments used 'dirty tricks' to counter the
rise of Scottish nationalism.
Dòmhnallaich na Frainge (The French MacDonalds)
'Dòmhnallaich na Frainge' tells the story of Neil MacEachen, the
Uist Jacobite who helped Bonnie Prince Charlie escape 'Over the Sea
Cò Loisg Air? (Who Shot Him?)
A modern-day retrial of the famous 1752 murder of Colin Campbell
of Glenure, the 'Red Fox'.
Chernobyl & Fukushima: Na Leasanan
30 bliadhna an dèidh tubaist Chernobyl - dè na leasain a
Disaster at the Pit
Documentary telling the story of the tragedy which struck the
small mining community of New Cumnock, South Ayrshire, in 1950.
Ghosts on Glass
Three generations of the Johnston family took photographs in and
around Wick from the 1860s to the 1970s. 'Ghosts on Glass'
tell the story behind this fascinating collection of 45,000 glass
Bha Uair Eil’ Ann (The Forgotten Industrial Revolution)
A film charting the industrial revolution in the Highlands and
Islands of Scotland.
Am Bìoball (The Bible)
Revealing the neglect and persecution that kept the world of God
from Scotland's Gaelic speakers.